14 FEBRUARY 2022
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Richard Wiggins words about airline passenger rights are well worth a consideration.
Have you every driven a 1960’s car. For the most part they don’t go, have limited handling, and can’t stop.
As it rolls out a massive marketing campaign to help rejuvenate air travel with the lifting of many pandemic restrictions British Airways (BA) is making improvements to its customer experience and reinforcing its commitment to put sustainability at the heart of its passenger journey.
According to a report in The Telegraph, British Airways (BA) could be forced to leave International Airlines Group (IAG) if Germany and France insist on the airline complying with EU ownership rules.
Foreign travel is now easier for people in the UK than at any time since the beginning of the pandemic. However, there are still regulations about who can enter most countries, restrictions on what you can do when you get there, and presently rules to follow when you return home.
Young travellers flying Emirates as unaccompanied minors can now relax and wait for their flight in an upgraded lounge dedicated for them at Dubai International Airport, located next to Emirates’ First Class lounge in Concourse B. Emirates’ lounge for unaccompanied minors is open 24/7.
Finnair has launched the airline’s new spacious, long-haul Business Class and Premium Economy cabin as part of a major investment to enhance the customer experience.
In a statement last week Heathrow said that demand to travel in January was weaker than expected and over 56% down versus pre-pandemic levels as the hangover from Omicron continued to suppress passenger confidence.
Guest of Honour at last week’s UK Aviation Club lunch at the RAC London, Air Arabia boss Adel Abdullah Ali was in a positive state of mind. He said that the airline was profitable for the first nine months of 2021, after a loss-making prior year, and the carrier would shortly unveil its full-year performance, which Ali says “should be good”.
Did you know that all new buildings in England need to have electric car charge points from 2022? Chloe Davies reports.
Not many people know that, as Eric Morecambe used to say, but the name MG, as a motor manufacturer stems from Morris Garages, an Oxford car sales company which in 1924 started to modify vehicles built by Morris Motors, the future Lord Nuffield and the owner of both companies. The original Mini was built as both Morris (Mini Minor) and Austin (Seven) versions.
Manchester Airport has opened its doors to the AeroZone facility.
Fly non-stop from London to anywhere in the World. Except New Zealand.
The country, which implemented some of the world’s strictest border controls during the pandemic, will allow entry to fully jabbed overseas arrivals from 21 February.
Speaking on last Tuesday (8 February), Farnborough Airport’s CEO Simon Geere revealed the dedicated business aviation hub’s plans to build a third hangar, which will almost double the existing hangar space reports Chloe Greenbank of Emerald Media.
With this the motoring issue of BTN we have been able to confirm that AirCar the dual-mode car-aircraft vehicle has been issued with the official Certificate of Airworthiness by the Slovak Transport Authority.
The Royal Air Force Brize Norton says it has completed the retirement of four BAe 146s, once called ‘The Queen’s Flight’ with two VIP-configured BAe 146-100s set to become museum exhibits while two BAe 146-200(QC)s have been sold to Pionair Australia, Bankstown, near Sydney.
Certainly the most aggressive in terms of railway marketing since the demise of Virgin Trains, Government-owned London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has launched an international website.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is to introduce new 20mph restrictions on certain major roads with work starting imminently.
Millions of motorists are set to benefit from a major government crackdown on rogue parking firms which will see fines slashed and a clearer and fairer appeals system created.